Mary Elizabeth Thompson

1865–1947 (Age 82)
Pomona, Jackson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Thompson was born in 1865, in Pomona, Jackson, Illinois, United States, her father, William Thompson, was 37 and her mother, Caroline Lattern, was 35. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Charles Griffin. She lived in Pomona Township, Jackson, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 April 1947, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Mary Elizabeth Thompson
1865–1947
Charles Griffin
1867–1930
Erney Lee Griffin
1887–
Ellie Griffin
Vera Lenz Griffin
1889–1892
Winnie Mae Griffin
1894–1894

Spouse & Children

children

(4)

  • Erney Lee Griffin

    Male1887–Male

  • Vera Lenz Griffin

    Unknown1889–1892

  • Winnie Mae Griffin

    Unknown1894–1894

  • Ellie Griffin

    FemaleFemale

Parents & Siblings

  • William Thompson

    Male1828–1880Male

  • Caroline Lattern

    Female1830–1880Female

siblings

(9)

  • Benjamin Thompson

    Male1852–1938Male

  • Sarah A Thompson

    Female1856–Female

  • William Thompson

    Male1857–Male

  • Richard Thompson

    Male1858–1938Male

  • Rachel Thompson

    Female1860–1929Female

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871

Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mary Thompson in household of William Thompson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Thompson in household of William Thompson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E. Griffin, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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